I am licensed in Washington D.C. and Maryland with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, compassion fatigue, caregiver challenges, anger management, anxiety, stress & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I've also done a great deal in helping those who are dealing with the stressors involved with legal issues and within the criminal justice system. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Antisocial Personality, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Family Problems, Immigration Issues, Isolation / Loneliness, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Sex Addiction, Sexual Dysfunction, Workplace Issues
DC LICSW LC50082488
MD LCSW-C 24162
Alyssa is great! She makes you feel heard and seen. She creates a safe place to discuss topics in honestly without feeling judgement. With her support, I’ve experienced so much growth and learned healthy practices in such a short period of time.
Written on May 25, 2023 after therapy with Alyssa for 5 months on issues concerning depression, grief, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes